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Stanford joins Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine

Melissa “Missy” M. Stanford, DNP, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine. Stanford received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, where she also received her Doctor of Nursing Practice. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a member of ...

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Gunther joins Hattiesburg Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery

Jennifer L. Gunther Jennifer L. Gunther, CNP, recently joined Brian E. Humpherys, MD, at Hattiesburg Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery. Gunther will work with Dr. Humpherys in providing care to patients. Gunther received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, and her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minn. She is ...

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Hamm joins Hattiesburg Clinic Immediate Care – Petal

Dayna M. Hamm, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Immediate Care – Petal. Hamm received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, where she also obtained a Master of Science in Nursing. Additionally, she earned a post-master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She is board certified in ...

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Karam joins Hattiesburg Clinic to direct new service

Claudia Karam, M.D., has joined the Hattiesburg Clinic and will direct the new Functional & Integrative Medicine service. Dr. Karam received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Emory University in Atlanta. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, ...

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Forrest General Hospital earns top rankings for medical care

By BECKY GILLETTE Forrest General Hospital, a 512-bed facility that serves a 19-county region, recently racked up a number of prestigious quality awards, including ranking in the top 100 hospitals nationwide for patient safety in overall medical care. The awards and rankings were presented by CareChex, an information service of Quantros, Inc. that provides a composite evaluation of all components ...

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Forrest General honors nurses of the year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year and Nurse Leader of the Year. At a reception held on Friday, for nurses hospital-wide, Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Lance Broome, RN, who works in Surgery. Darcy Nettles, RN, case management, was honored as the hospital’s Non-Clinical ...

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Forrest General earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Re-Accreditation

Forrest General Hospital has earned CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ re-accreditation for maintaining a strong commitment to the health of its employees and satisfying the latest, comprehensive requirements of the Gold Standard. “Forrest Health’s outstanding employees are vital to our organization. We know that by caring for our employees and staff, we are enabling them to care for our patients, who deserve the highest ...

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Forrest General unveils Xenex LightStrike germ-zapping robots

Forrest General Hospital today unveiled LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ that are being used to destroy potentially lethal germs and bacteria that can pose a risk to patient and employee safety. Forrest General is the first hospital in south Mississippi to tap into a technology that uses pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light to quickly destroy bacteria, viruses, mold, and other pathogens. “We want to do everything ...

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New accelerated pharmacy school planned at William Carey

By BECKY GILLETTE A groundbreaking is planned soon for a school of pharmacy at William Carey University Tradition campus, which will bring pharmacy education closer to residents of South Mississippi while helping meet a shortage of pharmacists in rural areas of the region. Dr. Michael Malloy, who has been named dean of the new pharmacy school, said the closest pharmacy ...

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Southern Miss College of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary

What began 50 years ago with just a handful of hopeful students has blossomed into a premier program at The University of Southern Mississippi, and one that has decisively transformed nursing in the Gulf States region. On Friday, April 7, the Southern Miss College of Nursing will present an evening of dinner, dance and reflection as part of a 50th ...

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